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Burden of Family

Dec 28, 2011 Comments Off on Burden of Family by

© Dmae Roberts 2011 Thanksgiving meal with my brother went well till my husband and I noticed the duct tape wrapped around Jack’s fingers. “What’s that?” I asked. “I cut myself, ” he replied. I asked “how?” and there was a long pause, a pause that’s been indicative of the thing we don’t talk about […]

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Ursula K. Le Guin “Out Here”

Oct 29, 2010 2 Comments by

Producer Dmae Roberts presents an encore broadcast of her documentary profile of legendary author Ursula K. Le Guin. The author of 40 plus books, Le Guin is a much gifted and prolific writer much loved by fans around the world. And in this half hour Oregon Treasures special on December 7th at 11am on KBOO 90.7 FM, […]

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Artland: A Pushing Boundaries Special

Dec 09, 2011 Comments Off on Artland: A Pushing Boundaries Special by

Join Producer Dmae Roberts as she embarks on a one-hour exploration called Artland: A Pushing Boundaries Special. This year-long investigation of innovative arts explores artists and arts groups that push personal, artistic, cultural and physical boundaries. This special one-hour long journey includes music by 3 Leg Torso, David Ornette Cherry, Todd Tawd & Moira Smiley & […]

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The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Dec 23, 2011 Comments Off on The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Dmae Roberts opens up the audio vault with Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley. This half-hour documentary was  first produced in 1986 with playwright Dorothy Velasco and tells the story of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon who became the center of an international controversy when critics declared her diary a hoax. In […]

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Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Nov 18, 2011 Comments Off on Robin Lane’s Do Jump + a story by Erin Leddy

Dmae Roberts visits with Robin Lane, the Founder and Artistic Director of Do Jump! Plus a piece by Erin Leddy. This holiday season, Do Jump! presents their new holiday show, Ahhh HA. Dmae will also feature an audio piece from  Hand2Mouth ensemble member Erin Leddy, highlighting her return to Portland after touring to Seattle and New Orleans with […]

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Singing With The Julians

Nov 05, 2011 2 Comments

Dmae Roberts records a personal concert with The Julians, a female genre-defying quartet. This new Portland group blends contemporary song, jazz, Indian pop tunes and classical choral music to create their own style of powerhouse singing. Go behind the scenes and hear four songs you’re not likely to forget. This is an encore broadcast. The Julians […]

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3 Leg Torso ‘Animals & Cannibals’

Oct 11, 2011 Comments Off on 3 Leg Torso ‘Animals & Cannibals’

Host Dmae Roberts presents the founders of the popular Portland group, 3 Leg Torso, Bela Belogh & Courtney Von Drehle. The original ‘meester’ street performers have turned 3 Leg Torso into a world class eclectic band. They present pieces from their hit CD “Animals & Cannibals” and talk about their longtime collaboration that began in the […]

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What We Can Do About Breast Cancer

Oct 27, 2011 Comments Off on What We Can Do About Breast Cancer

When my mom died after three years of battling breast cancer, I decided to work on a project with women who survived the illness. To me it was a way to create more awareness about how devastating this disease can be on the woman (some men get breast cancer too) as well their family and […]

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